LPSD Tech Connect
Your Source for Technology Integration!
Tips & Tricks!
Tired of using post-it notes that you forget about or lose?
Have trouble keeping track of your To Do lists?
Well, have we got the app for you! Try using Google Tasks!
This is an integrated Google to-do list that is easy and convenient to access from your computer or mobile device.
On your phone - download the free app, Google Tasks and sign in with your school email address. On your computer, Google Tasks will be found within your Gmail app AND your Google Calendar app.
IMPORTANT: Be sure to turn on (checkmark) Tasks on your calendar list to have Tasks appear on your calendar.
LearnAlberta - subject & grade level resources
auto sign-in when at an LPSD building. Account info and password available from your Library Tech upon request for home access (or note this info the next time you are at school - top right-hand corner)
Learn360 - subject & grade level resources
LPSD paid subscription
Google Classroom integration
account set up through your Ed Tech Consultant or Library Tech
if you already have an account, you can generate your own password reset or contact your Library Tech to send you a reset link
Criterion on Demand - movies
LPSD paid subscription
LPSD username and password available from your Ed Tech Consultant or Library Tech
ROVER - (Recommended Online Video Education Resources) - Sask Education
auto sign-in at within a LPSD location
at home, you will need your Blackboard account login credentials (see info page regarding these accounts): Username: firstname.lastname Passcode: birthdate in the monthday format (Jan 23 = 0123)
all Educators will have a Blackboard account when they fill out their Educator profile. Other staff can request a Blackboard account through the link above)
All videos that are National Film Board or Curio (CBC) and are found in ROVER will require a sign in to ROVER (Blackboard account) regardless if you are at school or home
LPSD paid subscription for advanced features and online SMART Notebook (Lumio)
Request your account through the LPSD HelpDesk
requires SMART Notebook version 17 or higher. Contact your Ed Tech Consultant for info on where to download a new version (for example, if you still have version 11).
LPSD paid subscription for all students
Free for Educators (when registering, please use Randy Finlay as the program administrator contact & use his email when prompted)
Support for this program is provided by the LPSD Ed Tech Consultant
EquatIO - math editing software
Free for Educators
WeVideo - online video editor
Barr Colony, Queen Elizabeth, and Rendell Park teachers have access to this paid video editing software (1 school account shared by each staff) for 2021 - 2022
contact your admin to request a yearly staff account (cost is $120/year)
For assistance in learning this program, contact the LPSD Ed Tech Consultant
Book Creator - freemium version for Educators; class join code for students, 40 free books but the ability to archive your library to free up 40 more books! This app can be combined with student contect created in Canva for Education
See Tech Connect help page >Presentations >Book Creator.
Canva for Education - free graphics creation, pro account for Educators. Google Classroom & Book Creator integration. Students who join your class will also have access to Pro features within your account. Ability to communicate and formatively assess work through the Canva classroom.
See Tech Connect help page >Infographics
Loom for Education - free Pro screencasting software for educators.
See Tech Connect help page >Screencasting >Loom
Let's Talk Science: STEM Club
There are two opportunities to attend a live session as we’ll be holding the same event on Tuesdays and Wednesdays every week. But, if you’re unable to participate in the live sessions, not to worry! I’ll send a copy of each week’s recording to registered participants.
Coding, Tech Integration & PD!
📺Using Book Creator in Special Education - Webinar December 8, 2020
Book Creator in the special education classroom, and will spotlight a variety of features that make Book Creator a great choice for a variety of learning environments.
- Audio and video support
- Using voice-to-text and narration
- Accessibility features
- Differentiated learning
Digital scientific measuring equipment - video demos
Contact your LPSD Ed Tech Consultant for information or a demo
We have some LPSD PASCO equipment for you to borrow for science -biology, chemistry and physics experiments (wireless weather, temperature probes)